THE TRANSFORMATIONAL PLAN

This is the last part in a series of 5 on writing business plans. Integrating your business plan with your ministry plan is a nonnegotiable. You may write them as one proposal or as two separate plans, but when presented to Christian investors and churches they need...

LAUNCHING A BUSINESS – INVOLVE BUSINESSPEOPLE AT HOME

This is the fourth in a series of 5 on writing business plans. Journeys do not always go as planned. It is about taking one step at a time. Solomon speaks to this when he wrote, “We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps [1].” Entrepreneurs are often...

COMMON BUSINESS PLAN MISTAKES

Wise planning will watch over you. Understanding will keep you safe. (Proverbs 2:11) This is the third part in a series of 5 on writing business plans. Getting ready to start your business requires planning—doing research in your field.  Market research is essential...

6 REASONS TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN

This is the second part in a series of 5 on writing business plans. Preparing a business plan benefits a B4Ter in at least six ways. A Map A business plan is like a map; once it is complete you can follow the directions to your destination. The business plan is a...

BUSINESS PLANS 101

This is the first in a series of 5 on writing business plans. The Lion’s Den in Chiang Mai, August 1 is just 5 months away. If you’re living and working in the 10/40 Window and need capital—apply! Every one of the B4T workers who completed the due diligence required...

THE HEART OF A B4Ter

This post is written from notes from a talk given by Rick Love. Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. Proverbs 4:23 NIV Like a magnet, this verse has kept drawing me back to its truth, demanding further meditation and obedience.  Guard...